Recommendations of 7th CPC on Railways specific subjects – consideration – reg.

Recommendations of 7th CPC on Railways specific subjects – consideration – reg.

 Recommendations of 7th CPC on Railways specific subjects –
consideration – reg.
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National Federation of Indian Railwaymen, 3, CHELMSFORD ROAD, NEW DELHI – 110 055,  Affiliated to Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) & International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) ** No. IV/NFIR/7 CPC (Imp)/R.B./2016/Part I, Dated: 10/07/2017 ** The Secretary (E), Railway Board,  New Delhi ** Dear Sir, ** Sub: Recommendations of 7th CPC on Railways specific subjects –
consideration – reg. ** The 7th CPC vide its report have made certain recommendations on railways
specific subjects to facilitate the Govemment/Administrative Ministry to
consider and take decisions. The Federation places below in brief the
railways specific recommendations and NFIR’s proposal in the last column.

National Federation of Indian Railwaymen
3, CHELMSFORD ROAD, NEW DELHI – 110 055
Affiliated to Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) &
International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) 

No. IV/NFIR/7 CPC (Imp)/R.B./2016/Part I

Dated: 10/07/2017 

The Secretary (E),

Railway Board,

New Delhi

Dear Sir,


Sub: Recommendations of 7th CPC on Railways specific subjects –
consideration – reg. 

 

The 7th CPC vide its report have made certain recommendations on railways
specific subjects to facilitate the Govemment/Administrative Ministry to
consider and take decisions. The Federation places below in brief the
railways specific recommendations and NFIR’s proposal in the last column.

S.No. Para no. of 7th CPC report VIIth CPC report Recommendation in brief NFIR’s proposal
1 7.7.18 to 7.7.22 Electronic Data Processing Staff (EDP Staff):- In Para
7.7.21 ‘& 22, the Commission has observed that EDP
Staff are spread across several

ministries. The Commission has recommended that the
DoP&T to revisit its instructions and draw a structure
which is in line with the current technology
IT Cadre was formed in the Railways in consultation with
the Federations in the year 2015/2016. Further steps need
to be taken to improve cadre structure, facilitating career
growth and enhancing efficiency levels.
2 7.7.25 to 7.7.31 Laboratory Staff
:- To bring uniformity in the entry level qualifications,
nomenclatures and pay scales due to similar job content and
responsibility, the Commission recommends that
administrative ministries take appropriate steps for
aligning the laboratory staff under respective jurisdiction
on the lines reflected in the table in para 7.7.29, 7.7.30
& 7.7.31.
In the light of restructured

cadre finalized by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare,
the Railway Ministry should

initiate steps in accordance

with the Table vide para 7.7.29 of VII CPC report.
3 7.7.45 Dieticians in Railways:-
Recommendations have been made for granting GP 4600/- at
entry level in Railways with avenue of promotion as
Assistant Dietetic Officer (GP 4800) and GP 5400 (PB-2) in
Railways.
The VII CPC recommendation may be implemented w.e.f.
January 1, 2016.
4 7.7.52 Perfusionists:-
Vide 7t CPC report – para 7.7.52, the Perfusionists has
been recommended GP 4200/- at ent level.
The VII CPC recommendation may be implemented w.e.f.
January 1, 2016.
5 7.7.55 Dental Hygienists:-
Vide Para 7.7.55 of 7t CPC report, GP 4200/- has been
recommended for Dental Hygienists in CGHS.
The recommendation may be

implemented in Railways

w.e.f. 01/01/2016 with

adequate channel of

promotion.
6 7.7.66 Rajbhasha Staff in Railways:-
It has been stated that in Para 11.40.147 that this
category in railways has been discussed in Chapter 7.7
(Para No. 7.7.66). However in this para, (i.e. 11.40.147),
the category of Translators-cum-Interpreters has been
mentioned for whom pay structure has been recommended vide
Para 7.7.70.
The structure being provided

in other ministries be taken

into consideration for reviewing the structure in

railways.
7 7.7.75 Statistical Cadre in Railways:-
The Commission has recommended to streamline the
Statistical Cadre existing in various Departments of the
Central Government. For the purpose, it has been
recommended to formulate unified model Recruitment Rules
laying down educational qualification, job contents and pay
structure to maintain uniformity and remove avoidable
anomalies in Pay Structure in the
similar/identical/statistical cadre posts in various

Departments.
7t CPC recommendations

should be implemented.
8 11.40.75 Legal Cadre:-
The Commission while appreciating the need to strengthen
the Legal Cadre in View of the increasing trend of
litigation has left for the Railway Ministry for making
changes in the cadre structure to meet with the objective.
Railway Ministry may review for making changes in the cadre
structure in consultation with the Federation.
9 11.40.78 Public Prosecutors:-
Establishment of separate Prosecution Department at
Divisional and Zonal levels have been taken up at Railway
Ministry’s level and modalities are under finalization in
consultation with DoP&T and Ministry of Finance.
Railway Ministry to share the proposal with the
Federations.
10 11.40.78

&

11.40.83
Accounts:-
Stepping up of pay of senior

employee vis-a-vis the junior granted in cases where the
senior employee has cleared both Appendix-II A & III A
Examinations before the junior and purely through
circumstances the junior is drawing higher Grade Pay.

Employees in GP 4800/- should be upgraded on completion of
4 years service to the existing GP 5400/- (PB-2) i.e. Level
9 in Pay Matrix on non-functional basis.
7t CPC recommendations should be implemented with

retrospective effect as agreed

to in the NFIR/PNM meeting.
11 11.40.89 Finger Print Examiner:-
The cadre of Finger Print Examiners be merged with the
Accounts cadre after requisite training and following the
due process of assigning seniority.
NFIR requests to share Railway Ministry’s proposal.
12 11.40.103 Public Relations:-
With the proliferation of media in the country and the
challenges being faced by the PR Organization, there is
need to recognize the Organization where Photographers play
key role. The Commission recommended for an independent
cadre, best decided by the concerned Ministry and the
modalities to be worked out b the Railway Ministry.

Formal proposal may be sent to NFIR for Views.
13 11.40.149 Stenographers in Railways:-
Against Para Stenographers cadre in 11.40.149, the
Commission has stated that the Railways should be granted
category has been discussed in Chapter 7.1.

The cadre structure mentioned by 7th CPC in Para 7.1.5 has
been existing in CSSS/AFHQSS and no separate cadre
structure has been indicated for Stenographers in Indian
Railways. In order to ensure parity between the
Stenographers of CSSS/RBSSS with the Stenographers in Zonal
Railways/PUs, it is incumbent on the part of Railway
Ministry to implement similar pay structure on Indian
Railways/PUS duly modifying recruitment rules.
Stenographers cadre in Railways should be granted parity
with those of CSSS.
14 11.62.14 & 15 Accounts Staff in Railways:-
The Commission has recommended that Accounts Staff on
Indian Railways should be treated as organized similar to
Audit &Accounts.
Railway Board may issue orders granting entry grade

pay 4200/level 6 for JAAs

with AA in GP 4800/level 8 and SSO/STWISA in GP

5400.
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NFIR, requests the Railway Board to hold separate meeting with the
Federations for discussing the above recommendations and Federation’s
proposals for early finalization.

Yours faithfully
Sd/-
(Dr. M. Raghavaiah)
General Secretary

Copy forwarded to the Executive Director, PC-I, Railway Board, DFCC
Building, Pragati Maidan, Metro Bhavan, New Delhi.

Copy forwarded to the Executive Director, PC-II, Railway Board, DFCC
Building, Pragati Maidan, Metro Bhavan, New Delhi.

Copy to Executive Director (IR), Railway Board, New Delhi.

Copy to the General Secretaries of affiliated Unions of NFIR.

Media Centre/NF IR.

File No. IV/NFIR/DAC/2016.

File No. IV/NFIR/NAC/2ol6.

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